The University of Calcutta (informally known as Calcutta University or CU) is a public state university located in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India. It was created on 24 January 1857. Within India it is recognized as a "Five-Star University" and a "Centre with Potential for Excellence" by the University Grants Commission and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.
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- Department of Higher Education, West Bengal higherednwb.net. Retrieved 6 August 2012
- "Calcutta University features at 3rd spot on India Today Universities Rankings 2012".